- Ph.D., Doctor of Philosophy, Princeton University, 2005
- M.F.A., Master of Fine Arts, Princeton University, 1994
- B.A., Bachelor of Arts, Universita degli Studi di Padova, 1992
Previously a visiting assistant professor of music in musicology at the Jacobs School of Music, Giovanni Zanovello's current research interests include Franco-Flemish singers and composers, music in Renaissance Florence, musical institutions, humanism and music, and sixteenth-century music theory in France. He completed a year as a fellow at Villa I Tatti and has received grants and fellowships from Princeton University, Università degli Studi di Padova (Italy), and C.N.R.S. / Centre d'Études Superieures de la Renaissance in Tours (France). Zanovello has presented papers at numerous national and international conferences and has published on various topics, including sixteenth-century Italian madrigal, eighteenth-century clarinet, Heinrich Isaac, humanists and music, and music in Florence and in the Veneto. He has also collaborated on the modern edition of volumes 9 and 11 of Ottaviano Petrucci's frottole (Padova 1997 and 1999).